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What's behind North Korea's increasing belligerence?

North Korea has ushered in the new year with threats of violence and three days of live-fire artillery exercises near two South Korean islands. The South Korean military reported that more than 200 a...

More than half of Taiwanese support defense budget of 3% of GDP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nearly 60% of Taiwanese support increasing the national defense budget to 3% of GDP, a recent survey conducted by the defense ministry’s Institute for National Defen...

U.S. and China race to shield secrets from quantum computers

Dec 14 (Reuters) - In February, a Canadian cybersecurity firm delivered an ominous forecast to the U.S. Department of Defense. America’s secrets – actually, everybody’s secrets &ndas...

North Korea ends military agreement with South

North Korea on Thursday announced that it was ending a 2018 military agreement with South Korea. It comes following Seoul's partial suspension of the pact aimed at reducing military tensions, wit...

Japan military aid expands Southeast Asia footprint

Earlier in November, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kushida met with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. for talks that included deepening cooperation on defense. Under Japan's new aid schem...

Switzerland approves tank returns to Germany; Kyiv to profit

Switzerland's government on Wednesday gave final approval to export 25 Leopard 2 battle tanks back to Germany, re-selling them to the original manufacturer Rheinmetall. It's the culmination ...

Taiwan Statebuilding Party warns of potential security breach on fishing vessels

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Statebuilding Party (TSP) politicians on Tuesday (Nov. 14) urged the government to keep a closer eye on Taiwanese fishing vessels after one was found to be equipped...

Nagorno-Karabakh: Azerbaijan's Aliyev says operation over

Ilham Aliyev declares military intervention over, says Azerbaijan's sovereignty restored Aliyev also said he valued Armenia not having intervened in the operation, and that this was a good sign f...

Ukraine updates: Lviv city targeted by drone attack

Russian drone strikes caused fires in three industrial warehouses and killed at least one person in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv, according to local officials Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zel...

Kim-Putin meeting: What could a weapons deal look like?

Russian President Vladimir Putin greeted North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the Vostochny Cosmodrome in eastern Russia on Wednesday afternoon, ahead of a summit that many governments and analysts fear...

India's rising geopolitical clout will be tested as it hosts the G20 summit

NEW DELHI (AP) — Ahead of India’s hosting of the G20 summit of leading economies, its prime minister invited 125 mostly developing countries to a virtual meeting in January to signal New Delhi’s inten...

High-tech capabilities necessary to avoid Taiwan conflict: UK military officer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Commander of the U.K.’s Strategic Command General Jim Hockenhull stressed the importance of artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, and other advanced technologies t...

Ukraine updates — German busted for sale of parts to Russia

A German-Russian businessman has been detained after authorities said he had allegedly been selling components to Russia for use in making drones since 2020. Germany has been cracking down on sanctio...

Poland accuses Belarus of violating its airspace

Poland will send additional troops and military hardware to its eastern border after two Belarusian helicopters reportedly crossed into the NATO country's airspace Tuesday. "There was a viol...

On their own front line, Ukrainian surgeons treat waves of soldiers since the counteroffensive began

DNIPRO, Ukraine (AP) — The horrors of war arrive through the night at a hospital in eastern Ukraine, a procession of stretchers bearing limp bodies whisked from the front line. The soldi...